Editorials

Hamtramck is ready to rebuild its housing

Hamtramck has its financial challenges, but there is one bright spot. The city is serious about bringing back housing. For decades, Hamtramck has been unable to unload its…

Scaled down sidewalk plan is better than none

It’s a small step in the right direction. City officials wisely decided to abandon an ambitious three-year citywide sidewalk replacement plan that would have cost homeowners a bundle…

News

Breaking news … HPS delays return to school as COVID cases surge

Breaking news … HPS delays return to school as COVID cases surge

  By Charles Sercombe Once again, the return to in-person classroom learning in the Hamtramck…

First step in Caniff reconstruction is now underway

First step in Caniff reconstruction is now underway

  By Charles Sercombe First came the rebuilding of Holbrook. Now it’s Caniff’s turn, and…

Crime watch … How to prevent bike thefts, and why they are increasing

Crime watch … How to prevent bike thefts, and why they are increasing

  By Charles Sercombe Getting your bike stolen in Hamtramck is not an uncommon occurrence.…

Breaking News … HPS delays return to school

Breaking News … HPS delays return to school

  By Charles Sercombe Students in the Hamtramck Public School District will not be returning…

Business

Plenty of buzz about newest biz

Plenty of buzz about newest biz

  By Charles Sercombe And just like that, Hamtramck has a retail outlet where adults 21 years old and older can now legally purchase recreational marijuana. You don’t…

Non-profit organization meets the needs of many in our community

Non-profit organization meets the needs of many in our community

  By Alan Madlane Emina Ferizovic is the founder of the Hamtramck non-profit relief center J&E Community Relief (located at 11816 Jos. Campau Ave). We asked her a…

Sidewalk cafes are in full bloom in Hamtramck

Sidewalk cafes are in full bloom in Hamtramck

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck bars and restaurants have embraced café culture with a gusto. Several of the businesses have taken up the city’s offer to create…

Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

Lots of lots for auction

Lots of lots for auction

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck is taking the first step in meeting a housing shortage. For the first time in decades, the city is set to begin selling…

Features

A summer trip into America’s heartland: A photographer’s notebook

A summer trip into America’s heartland: A photographer’s notebook

  By Roy Feldman Special to The Review This summer, Hamtramckan Chris Schneider and myself explored several midwestern states, to photograph the small towns and rural landscapes…

Editorials

Stimulus boost doesn’t address city’s core problem

Last week, the city received good news. Hamtramck, like 1,500 other communities in Michigan, is in line to receive federal dollars from the stimulus bill. We’re getting…

Sports

With a new coach, Cosmos finally have something to celebrate

With a new coach, Cosmos finally have something to celebrate

By Mike Murphy Special to The Review The Hamtramck High Cosmos varsity football team fell one game short of getting into the state playoffs this year but…